The Dream of Venus
Description: Music that played in the Dream of Venus Pavilion, a multimedia installation created by Salvador Dali at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Actress Ruth Ford and a chorus of singers represented Sirens beckoning visitors to enter the exhibition.
Dali, Salvador, 1904-1989; Surrealism; Sirens (Mythology); Mythology; Dreams; Ocean life
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